Discuss the importance of evidenced based nursing and research will be discussed.
Evidence Based Nursing
In the summative assessment the student will submit an assignment focussed on understanding the importance of research and evidence based nursing in informing their clinical practice and will include a critique of a research paper using a critiquing tool.
a An essay of 3000 words in which the importance of evidenced based nursing and research will be discussed. Then the student will pick one original research article relevant to nursing and critique it using an established tool or framework.
b) Areas to be addressed could include;
A description of Evidence based nursing.
The history and recent origins of evidenced based practice and evidence based nursing.
The benefits and potential drawbacks of EBN.
The article chosen should be an original research article and not a literature review or opinion iece or editorial. The research should be relevant to nursing. There are a large number of research critique frameworks. Choose one and use this to critique your article.